Updated DirectLOGIC DL405 PLC CPUs
Two new feature-enhanced DL405 PLC CPUs have been added, the D4-454 and D4-454DC-1. The D4-454 CPUs ($859.00
) provide all the capabilities of the D4-430, D4-440 and D4-450 CPUs, using updated microprocessor technology allowing the D4-454 to be the CPU of choice for the DL405 family.
Both D4-454 CPUs include a built-in power supply and four communication ports. Each CPU offers a large amount of program memory, advanced diagnostics and a substantial instruction set that includes drum sequencers, ASCII output, floating point math, trig functions, bit of word manipulation, timed and hardware-triggered subroutines, For/Next loops, fill-in-the-blank PID control, and more.
The DirectLOGIC DL405 controller offers reliable, time-tested hardware with a wide variety of I/O modules, configurations and many specialty modules available.
New 3 and 4-inch C-more Micro HMI Touch Panels with Built-in Ethernet
The EA3-S3ML C-more 3" Micro touch panel ($198.00) has a 3.1-inch STN LCD monochrome display and twelve selectable LED-driven backlight colors. It features a 128 x 64 pixel display, and five function keys with red LED indicators.
The EA3-T4CL C-more 4" Widescreen Micro touch panel ($269.00
) has a 4.3-inch TFT LCD 480 x 272 pixel display (WQVGA) with 32K colors for customizing objects, screen backgrounds and displaying bitmap graphics.
Both the 3-inch and 4-inch touch panels each have two serial ports, one micro-USB port and one built-in RJ45 Ethernet port.
These 12-24 VDC powered panels can also receive power from the serial communications port of most AutomationDirect PLCs or through the USB port when connected to a PC for programming (using free EA-MG-PGMSW software).
The panels are NEMA 4/4X and IP65 (indoor) rated.
Adjustable Industrial Temperature Switches
ProSense® TSDA25 series temperature switches offer simple temperature monitoring and control with easy setup via mechanical adjustment dials. An extremely durable housing and no moving parts make these switches very reliable and ensure long-term stability without setpoint drift.
TSDA25 series temperature switches are a direct replacement for the TSD25 series and offer higher accuracy and a standard sized 6mm diameter probe.
Two temperature sensing ranges are available: -4 to 284°F (-20 to 140°C) and -13 to 284°F (-25 to 140°C). Two PNP normally open or two complementary PNP normally open/normally closed switching DC outputs are available. LEDs indicate switching and operating status.
ProSense TSDA25 Series temperature switches are priced at $89.00 and have a 3-year warranty.
Wide Area Sensors for Product Detection
Area Sensors from Micro Detectors (MD) are multi-beam, through-beam sensors with emitter and receiver elements used to sense wide areas. These area sensors are not personnel safety protective devices.
CX0 Series basic area sensors have a sensing distance of up to 6m and a detection height up to 320mm. CX2 Series advanced area sensors also have a sensing distance of up to 6m with detection height of up to 960mm and offer analog outputs and a blanking function.
Available Teach-in functions are used for product setting and adjustment. LEDs indicate the sensor alignment, optics condition and faults.
The blanking function (CX2 series) allows the height of the active optic window to be adapted to the specific application by eliminating ("blanking") pairs of beams.
MD area sensors start at $200.00, have a 3-year warranty and are IEC IP67 rated.
INTEGRA Premium Series Wall Mount, Screw Cover Polycarbonate Enclosures
The new Premium Series of INTEGRA wall mount enclosures adds lift-off screw cover, hinged screw cover and single door hinged cover with non-metallic latch versions.
Starting at $46.00, the Premium series features INTEGRA's unique T-Rail mounting system for dead-front panels, swing-out panels, layering subpanels, and/or infinitely variable subpanel height.
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures weigh less and are engineered for durability and impact resistance, UV stability, chemical resistance, design flexibility and machinability. The enclosures are NEMA Type 1, 2, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 5, 6/6P, 12, and 13 rated and are watertight, non-corrosive, non-conductive, and easy to install and modify. Subpanels starting at $9.00 and other accessories including pole mount kits are available. INTEGRA enclosures are UL approved, CE, RoHs, and REACH compliant.
National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) Approved Potable Water Solenoid Valves
NS-Series NSF certified water valves (from GC Valves) are an excellent choice for food and beverage grade potable water applications where products can be consumed by humans.
Three types of 2-port, 2-position, normally closed valves are available. The NS201 and NS211 series are piloted diaphragm valves with 316L stainless steel or Noryl (thermoplastic) bodies and are ported for 3/8, 1/2 or 3/4 inch NPT.
Cost-effective NS301 series valves are direct acting and a good choice for potable water applications up to 400 psi. These valves have 303 stainless steel bodies and 1/4 inch NPT ports.
24VDC, 24VDC, 120VAC and 240VAC replacement coils are available, as are valve repair kits and complete valve rebuild kits.
Made in the USA, NS Series potable water valves start at $73.00 and are NSF, CE, CSA, UL recognized and NEMA 4/4X protected.
New Assorted Hand Tools from Wera
14 new assorted Wera tools have been added including miniature and insulated screwdriver sets, a driver-bit set, metric and Imperial T-handle and L-key hexdriver sets, an impact driver set and adjustable torque screwdrivers and torque wrenches.
The Wera 17-piece 5/16-inch hex socket drive impact driver set ($221.00) includes impact driver, assorted bits, square socket adapters and durable cloth pouch.
A new 20-piece miniature driver bit set ($186.00) has a electrostatic discharge safe (ESD) bit-holding miniature screwdriver with slotted, Phillips, hex, Torx and 5 lobe bits.
Starting at $144.00, new Wera adjustable torque wrenches with reversible ratchets are available in four torque ranges from 1.5 to 150 lb-ft. and three drive sizes 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 inch.
The new torque screwdriver kit ($319.00) includes three torque drivers (ranging from 2.5 to 55 in-lb) and 24 driver bits.
NITRA Pneumatic Total Air Preparation Units (TAP series) and CMV Ethernet/IP (EIP) Modules
NITRA Total Air Prep (TAP) units are the latest technology for compressed air preparation. A single, high flow unit contains an automatic drain air filter with clogged filter indicator, relieving regulator, lockable shut-off valve, pressure gauge and air dump. Electric models also have an adjustable electric soft start / shut-off valve and an adjustable pressure switch with indicator LEDs. Interchangeable inlet and outlet port inserts allow the TAP to easily mount to most pipe sizes. TAP units have a 0 to 120 psi pressure range and are IP65 rated and CE approved. NITRA TAP total air prep units start at $171.00.
Also new, two NITRA Ethernet/IP (EIP) protocol modules (from $549.00) have been added to the NITRA CMV Series of compact modular solenoid valves. These Ethernet/IP communication end plates permit daisy chaining of as many CMV manifold banks as needed.
ProSense ETS Series Digital Temperature Sensors
The ETS Series of digital temperature sensors combines a precision RTD sensing element, measuring electronics, and process fitting all in a single stainless steel temperature transmitter probe.
A built-in, 4-digit digital display provides indication of the measured temperature. Two yellow LEDs indicate output switch status. The sensor housing can be rotated and the digital display electronically flipped for installation flexibility.
Two solid state switch outputs are provided. Select models allow one output to be configured as a scalable analog signal, turning the unit into a combination temperature switch and transmitter.
Simple pushbutton setup allows the ETS to be easily and quickly configured prior to installation;
free ProSense XT-SOFT software can also be used to program the ETS parameters.
ETS series digital temperature sensors start at $146.00.
More Electrical Connection Options for Compact Limit Switches
Four connection types are now available for the AEM2G series of compact limit switches to provide additional installation flexibility. 5-Pin M12 Quick Disconnect (bottom and right exit) and 3m pre-wired pigtail cable (right exit) connection options have been added to the existing 3m pre-wired pigtail cable (bottom exit) connection.
AEM2G series compact limit switches have die cast metal housings that are epoxy resin filled for IP67 rating and are equipped with one normally-open and one normally-closed contact. These compact limit switches have standard U.S. 25mm mounting hole spacing and are available in a variety of actuator types including metal plunger, lever, rod actuator, and spring actuator. Contact types include both snap-action and slow-make/slow-break.
AEM2G series compact limit switches start at $21.00, have a 1-year warranty and are UL and CE approved.
Stride® SE2 Series Managed Ethernet Switches
Stride managed switches allow networks to be configured to assure the highest performance and security levels. New Stride SE2 series switches provide Modbus TCP and EtherNet/IP management capability.
SE2 Series managed Ethernet switches include 8-port (2 versions with fiber optic ports) and 16-port fast Ethernet switches; and an 18-port Gigabit switch. The 8-port switch and 18-port Gigabit switch models have SFP fiber optic ports for additional fiber connectivity at fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet speed.
Stride switches are specifically built to provide reliable network connections in harsh industrial conditions including drastic temperature changes, electrical interference, and corrosion.
Starting at $429.00, SE2 series managed switches have a 5-year warranty, are UL/cUL 508 and CE approved, and meet UL hazardous locations (Class I Div. 2) standards.
Bryant Watertight Plugs, Connectors & Heavy-Duty Receptacles
New Bryant watertight product design improvements include a new cone seal that prevents water from accumulating at the cable entrance; rugged PBT (Polybutylene terephthalate) interiors provide excellent resistance to moisture and temperature. A new Gotcha® ring and collapsible bushing design provides superior strain relief. The new products are direct replacements for current ones.
Bryant watertight plugs and connectors are recommended where moisture exists or frequent washdown occurs. The watertight components have high-visibility yellow thermoplastic elastomer housings and a tongue and groove plug to connector sealing system for optimum protection.
$14.00, Bryant watertight components meet NEC requirements for "Wet & Damp Locations"; are NEMA 4, 4X, 6, and 6P, IP65, IP66, IP67 rated, and are UL listed and CSA certified.
Eaton NEMA Rated Limit Switches
F25 Series NEMA limit switches from Eaton have a die-cast zinc housing and are NEMA 3, 3S, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 13, and IP67 rated for industrial applications.
Operating heads (side rotary, top and side push, and wobble stick) are mounted on top of the switch body in any of four positions. Snap action 1 N.O., 1 N.C. and 2 N.O., 2 N.C. contact versions are available.
Nine versions of side rotary limit switches are available with fixed and adjustable length stainless steel levers and Nylatron or metal rollers. Also available are adjustable spring stainless steel rod and 6-inch Nylatron loop side rotary switches.
Six versions of metal plunger (side push and top push) limit switches are available; along with three types of 360-degree rod and spring (wobble head) limit switches.
Eaton NEMA limit switches start at $89.00, have a 1-year warranty and are UL Listed, CSA Certified.
Patlite® Pre-Assembled Stack Light LED Signal Towers and Accessories
Patlite signal towers are available in 25mm, 30mm, 40mm and 70mm diameter sizes and offer high intensity LED illumination and prism-cut lens design for enhanced visibility from any direction.
Ideal for tight spaces, the 25mm ME/MES series of super slim rust-free aluminum body signal towers is available in one to four LED module versions.
With an ABS resin main body, 30mm MP/MPS series and 40mm LCE series signal towers offer superior impact and heat resistance. Models are available with built-in or add-on alarm buzzers.
70mm LS7 series towers have a smooth body that reduces adhesion of water and dust, making these signal towers adaptable in many environments including high pressure and high temperature wash down.
Pre-assembled Patlite stack lights start at $79.00. Replacement LED modules and mounting brackets/poles accessories are available.
BRX Stackable Micro PLC with Built-In and Expansion I/O
The Micro BRX PLC system offers outstanding features including built-in data logging, motion control, serial and Ethernet communication, an interchangeable (hot-swappable) communications port and integrated high-speed I/O.
Starting at $199.00, four styles of Micro PLC units are available: one with no onboard I/O, and units with 10, 18, and 36-point built-in I/O.
The BRX platform can be used as a stand-alone controller or expanded using a wide variety of expansion modules.
Up to 8 expansion modules (depending on PLC model) easily snap onto the side of a BRX Micro PLC Unit creating a sturdy and rugged PLC platform.
Free Do-more Designer programming software offers a convenient dashboard for easy navigation, integrated video help, PLC simulator, Trend View and email capabilities.
Starter kits are priced from $425.00 with free online training.
More Hubbell-Wiegmann® Fiberglass Enclosures
189 new fiberglass enclosures, subpanels and accessories have been added to the Hubbell-Wiegmann line of non-metallic enclosures.
$143.00, the new Classic Series of enclosures is designed for general electrical and electronic applications as well as applications requiring broader environmental concerns. They are especially suited for high visibility locations found in both industrial and commercial applications, but the chemical resistance and watertight capabilities make them ideal across a broad spectrum of environmental installations as well.
New models have also been added to the existing Premier, Slim Line, JIC and Control Series lines of fiberglass enclosures.
Fiberglass enclosures are designed to house electrical, electronic, instrumentation and mechanical controls indoors and outdoors where corrosion resistant watertight enclosures are needed.
Mersen STXR Series Surge-Trap® Surge Protective Devices
Mersen's Surge-Trap Type 1 STXR series, with its compact design and line or load installation flexibility, is the perfect fit for branch panel and/or individual equipment protection.
The one-piece device requires no assembly and can be used at the machine or the main panel to protect equipment from downtime and/or damage from power spikes and surges. Available in 120-600VAC models and a 200kA short-circuit current rating, these devices are ideal for use in ANSI/UL SPD installations such as AC distribution, power supplies, drive protection, fire alarms and control panels.
The NEMA 4X enclosure is suitable for outdoor or indoor use. The mounting hub fits a 3/4" knockout and an optional surface mounting bracket is available. An LED indicator displays status (Good/Replace).
Starting at $98.00, the STXR series is UL and CSA approved.
AcuAMP® Split-Core High Performance AC Current Transformers
AcuAmp CTF series split core current transformers provide an easy-to-install, compact and cost-effective means of measuring AC current, producing a 0-5 A output proportional to the current flowing through the sensing window.
AcuAmp AC transformers feature a larger than average sensing window and a split-core case for convenient installation over large wires or bus bars without disconnecting. The compact design saves space in control panels by remotely locating the sensing of the current closer to the load. Primary current ratings are from 150A to 1000A.
The 5A output of these current transformers is compatible with most standard power monitors and panel meters, ammeters, wattmeters, instrumentation and energy management systems.
Starting at $64.50, AcuAmp AC current transformers have a 5-year warranty and are cURus, CE approved.
ProSense® digital pressure sensors for both gas and liquid applications
New EPS series digital pressure sensors are ideal for industrial pressure measurement and indication in both gas and liquid applications.
Stainless steel bodied EPS series sensors have an IP67 ingress protection (washdown) rating and the standard 1/4" NPT male connection allows direct process installation.
Measuring ranges are available from vacuum up to 5800 psig. Selectable engineering units such as psig, bar, mbar, kPa, MPa, inches of water column, and inches of mercury can be displayed. The built-in two-color digital display provides easy to read indication of measured pressure and switch setpoints.
Two solid state switch outputs are standard, and on -1001 models, output 2 can be configured as a 4-20mA or 0-10VDC analog signal.
Prices for these digital pressure sensors start at $234.00; accessories include a protective cover and mounting bracket.
RHINO® low-cost NEC Class 2 DC power supplies
RHINO PSL series DC power supplies are plastic low-profile switching supplies available with 5, 12 and 24 VDC adjustable outputs. Designed to fit in shallow depth enclosures, these power supplies have power ratings from 7.5W to 91W for use with many DC powered devices including PLCs, HMIs, Ethernet switches and more. Additional features include universal 90 to 264 VAC input voltage, integral DIN rail mounting adapter, DC-OK LED indication, and output current limitation. Screw terminals are provided for simple and speedy wiring terminations.
Starting at $25.00, the RHINO PSL series is UL508 listed for demanding industrial applications and most models are UL60950-1 recognized for NEC Class 2 compliance in industrial, commercial and residential applications. PSL series supplies are IEC Protection Class II double insolated.
IronHorse® MTRP series (Premium Efficiency) 56HC-frame AC motors up to 3hp
The IronHorse line of general purpose three-phase motors now includes the MTRP-series 56HC-frame premium efficiency motors available from 1 hp to 3 hp.
The 208-230/460 VAC rolled steel motors are available in 1800 and 3600 RPM models and feature 4:1 constant torque and 10:1 variable torque speed ranges, TEFC (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled) frames, cast aluminum end bells and removable mounting bases. These NEMA 56HC flange mount motors are suitable for 56, 143T, or 145T frame mounting dimensions.
MTRP-series motors start at $125.00, have a two year warranty, meet RoHS and Low Voltage Directives, and are CSA and EU approved. Available accessories include replacement/spare bases, junction boxes, fans, and fan shrouds.
HydroMode fittings, PE tubing and PVC hose for potable water applications
HydroMode is the new line of push-to-connect fittings and tubing designed for potable water and beverage systems, including applications in brewing, coffee/drink dispensing, soup and liquid food production, and municipal/residential water treatment.
Starting at $3.50 (5 pack), HydroMode™ push-to-connect fittings are made of NSF approved materials with NSF-51® and NSF-61® certifications.
HydroMode NSF-61 certified polyethylene (PE) tubing (starting at $5.50) is available in 100 to 1,000-foot lengths, 5/32" to 1/2" sizes and in seven colors.
HydroMode reinforced PVC hose is Phthalate free and NSF 61 certified. Starting at $20.00, the reinforced PVC hose is available in 100 to 300-foot rolls.
Starting at $5.50 (3 pack), HydroMode lead-free brass hose barb fittings with male NPT threads are also designed for potable water and beverage applications.
Stride SE2 Series Unmanaged Ethernet Switches
SE2 series DIN rail mountable switches offer up to 16 ports and include models with Gigabit Ethernet and SFP options; select models are IP65 rated to withstand washdown environments. These Ethernet switches feature a "plug and play" design with no user setup required and immediately start operating once powered up and connected to the network.
Starting at $75.00, SE2 series switches have a wide operating temperature range and are available with a 12-48 VDC or 18-30 VAC redundant power input, reverse polarity protection, and IP30 metal cases.
Industrial Stride Ethernet switches survive extreme temperatures as well as noisy industrial power. Meeting hazardous location requirements (Class I Div. 2), and the IEC60068-2 vibration standard, Stride switches provide reliable connectivity in applications too tough for commercial grade switches.
ProSense® XTP Series Temperature Transmitters with Integral Sensors
The XTP series of temperature transmitter probes combines a precision RTD sensing element and transmitter electronics in a single stainless steel temperature transmitter probe. Available in three preconfigured temperature measuring ranges, XTP series transmitter probes are ready to use right out of the box.
Four standard probe insertion lengths (30, 50, 100, or 150mm) and two integral male NPT thread sizes (1/4-inch or 1/2-inch) are available that allow direct mounting to the process or thermowells. An M12 quick-disconnect allows connection to the loop powered 4-20 mA output signal.
Free downloadable ProSense XT-SOFT software allows users to program the XTP transmitter probe with a custom measuring range and change other configuration parameters.
ProSense XTP series temperature transmitter probes start at $120.00.
C-more 7-inch Widescreen HMI Touch Panels
The new C-more 7-inch widescreen WVGA color TFT touch panels fit the same enclosure cutout as the EA9-T6CL panels and are direct replacements with larger screen area (800 x 480 pixels) and reduced prices. The 7-inch panels have 800 MHz CPUs, 64k colors, and reliable 50,000-hour backlights. The full featured EA9-T7CL model ($540.00) has three serial ports, an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port, two USB 2.0 ports, one slot for SD memory card and audio line out. The EA9-T7CL-R base model ($465.00
) does include an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port but has only one serial port and no audio out. The touch panels are 12-24 VDC powered and an optional attachable AC power adapter is available. The panels are NEMA 4/4X and IP65 rated (for indoor use only) and are programmed using the EA9-PGMSW programming software, priced at $99.
Compact Air Conditioners for 7, 8 and 10-inch Deep Enclosures
Available for NEMA 4, 4X, and 12 rated enclosures, Stratus® TA20-series compact air conditioners provide a contaminant free environment and optimal cooling under higher ambient temperatures. Designed to fit 7 or 8-inch deep enclosures, the TA20-0 frame size 1,000 BTU/H units are available in 120VAC and 48VDC voltages; for 10-inch deep enclosures with smooth, flat sides, TA20-1 2,000 BTU/H units are available in 120VAC and 230VAC voltages.
Made in the USA, Stratus TA20-series air conditioners are cULus listed, with prices starting at $1,993.00.
Available accessories include extended surface 2" deep pleated filters to retrofit new 2000 BTU/H and all existing air conditioners 2000 BTU/H and up; replacement filters for TA20-1 models are also available; no filter is required for TA20-0 models.
New features added to the Productivity Suite PLC programming software
Productivity Suite version 2.4 provides two new software communications enhancements for Productivity Series controllers. Custom Protocol over Ethernet (CPE) is a new feature that allows programmers to create their own Hex-based communications protocol between the Productivity series CPU and 3rd party Ethernet devices. Ethernet based ASCII is one possibility with this new feature. Productivity Network (ProNET) is another new option and allows data sharing between two or more networked Productivity series CPUs. Simply broadcast and/or receive data messages "behind-the scenes" without the need for any communications instructions in ladder. Productivity Series CPUs can support up to 32 unique Global IDs for each networked PLC in any combination of publishers and subscribers. The full Productivity Suite software package is available as a free download.
IDEM Non-Contact RFID Coded Safety Switches
New LPF Series and SPF Series safety switches use RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) coded communication between switch and actuator to provide the most tamper-proof protection.
These non-contact safety switches are designed to protect both people and machines in applications where no physical contact takes place between the switch and actuator.
LPF Series and SPF Series safety switches provide LED indication of the RFID coded actuation and have a switching capability up to 0.2A. These switches are IP69K rated and will operate with most safety relays.
When used in combination with a Dual Channel Safety Relay, RFID Coded non-contact safety switches can be used to provide protection up to Category 4 and PLe to ISO13849-1.
Starting at $104.00, the RFID coded safety switches are available with a 2m, 5m, or 10m pigtail; or a 250mm Q-D cable.
Additional NITRA Modular Solenoid Valves, Manifolds, Control Distribution Blocks
NITRA BVS-3 series modular solenoid valves, starting at $28.00, are body ported 3-port (3-way) poppet valves with 12VDC, 24VDC, or 120VAC coils. Low current models for portable applications are now available.
NITRA BVS-4 series modular solenoid valves, starting at $46.00, are body ported 4-port (4-way) spool valves with 12VDC, 24VDC, 24VAC or 120VAC solenoid coils.
BVM series manifolds with push-to-connect air connections simplify the mounting and wiring of BVS series solenoid valves. BVM-3 series modular manifolds start at $54.00 in 4 and 8-station styles. BVM-4 series modular manifolds, starting at $22.00, are available in 2, 3 and 4-station models.
Control distribution blocks are also now available for BVS-4/BVM-4 assemblies; added accessories include replacement solenoid coils, aluminum manifolds and blanking plugs.
New NEMA 182TC or 184TC frame Marathon motors
There are 10 New NEMA 182TC or 184TC frame Marathon motors with YxxxA catalog numbers that match frame size, horsepower and are equivalent in dimension, weight and performance to non "A" suffix models they replace. Refer to the motor drawings for any minor differences from the previous models.
The wide variety of available Marathon AC motors includes induction motor models ranging from 1/4 HP to 100 HP and feature dual 230/460 VAC and 575 VAC voltages with a base speed of 1200 RPM or 1800 RPM.
Marathon vector-duty and inverter-duty industrial motors are rated for continuous operation in a 40°C ambient and for altitudes up to 3,300 feet. Marathon motors are performance-matched to DURAPULSE and GS series AC drives and have a 3-year warranty. Marathon AC motor prices start at $164.00 with free shipping on orders over $49.
Thermistor input module for Terminator Field I/O and Do-more T1H Series PLCs
The T1F-16TMST ($399.00) is a 16-channel Thermistor input module with a temperature input range of -40° to 150° C (-40° to 300° F) and a resolution of +/- 0.1°C or °F. Thermistors have a very high sensitivity making them extremely responsive to changes in temperature. The T1F-16TMST supports the most commonly used NTC (negative temperature coefficient) thermistors.
Available to use as part of the Terminator Field I/O system or with the economical Do-more T1H series PLC. The Do-more T1H PLC supports stackable base units, discrete and analog I/O modules, along with Ethernet connectivity and custom communication protocols as built-in functions.
A Do-more T1H CPU supports up to 256 I/O points in three stackable rows. For larger applications, Ethernet-based remote I/O can be connected for hundreds of additional digital and analog I/O points.
More Discrete and Analog I/O Modules for Productivity2000® PLCs
The modular, rack-based Productivity2000 PLC system now has 47 discrete and analog I/O modules providing over 400 local I/O points. With remote expansion, over 4,000 total I/O points are available.
New AC and DC discrete I/O modules include 8-point, 100-120 AC input and output modules, 8 and 15-point, 3.3-24 VDC input and output modules and 32-point,12-24 VDC high-density DC input modules.
Starting as low as $47.00, these I/O modules easily connect to photo eyes, proximity sensors, limit switches, push buttons, light curtains, or any other discrete control device.
Starting at $101.00, new 12-bit, 4-channel, current and voltage analog I/O modules are available with or without OLED message displays to measure and control process variables such as level, flow, and pressure.
ZIPLinks wiring systems eliminate the need for hand wiring I/O modules.
Konnect-It® DIN-Rail Terminal Blocks now available in convenient 25-packs
Konnect-It KN Series screw-type terminal blocks meet the demands of the industrial environment and are available in a variety of single-level, double-level, triple-level, sensor, mini, grounding, fuse holder and disconnect block types.
Konnect-It terminal blocks and related components are economical, modular in design and fit on a 35mm DIN rail (standard), or 15mm DIN rail (mini version). The terminal blocks are available in multiple colors, accept a wide range of wiring sizes and most have a 100kA SCCR rating.
Konnect-It single-level terminal blocks start at $6.00 for a 25-pack.
Double-level terminal blocks start at $23.00 for 25, and Mini 15mm DIN rail terminal blocks start at $9.00 for a package of 25.
Available Konnect-It accessories include end brackets and covers, separators, jumpers, marking tags, top covers and label holders.
Modular Fuse Blocks for Class CC and Midget Fuses
New modular fuse blocks include Class CC and Midget fuse blocks, and a combination modular fuse block (for use with transformers).
These fuse blocks have a fully modular snap together design and offer the flexibility of DIN rail or panel mounting for easier installation.
There is a complete array of wire termination options with 10-18 AWG Cu 75/90°C capability suitable for a broader range of applications.
An optional clear IP20 "finger-safe" cover with and without blown-fuse indication enhances safety and reduces maintenance time.
Universal marker label provisions provide ease of circuit identification and a patented Lock-Out/Tag-Out system also enhances safety.
These modular fuse blocks have an electrical rating of 600V AC/DC with up to 30A and a SCCR rating of 200kA.
These UL, CSA and CE approved Modular Class CC and Midget fuse blocks start at $4.75.
IP69K Rated Pushbuttons, Selector Switches and Indicator Lights
Schmersal 22mm (IP69K, N Series) control and signaling devices include illuminated and non-illuminated pushbuttons, emergency stop / mushroom pushbuttons, selector switches, and indicator lights.
Modular contact and light terminal blocks make the devices easy to install and the smooth designs make the devices easy to clean.
With an IP69K rating, these devices are suitable for food processing, pharmaceutical, and medical applications, marine applications, traffic systems, commercial vehicles, and in dusty and dirty environments.
When utilized in food processing machines, these devices comply with the special cleaning requirements of the industry to prevent cross-contamination, particularly when used in machines that process raw goods.
Schmersal 22mm control devices start at $12.00.
Smaller Size Timing Belts and Pulleys for SureMotion Synchronous Drives
New SureMotion® MXL (Mini Xtra Light) series timing belts and pulleys allow speed and torque change while connecting mechanically rotating components for small motor applications.
SureMotion MXL series timing belts are 1/4-inch wide, have a 0.080-inch pitch, and are available in neoprene with fiberglass reinforcement and urethane with polyester reinforcement styles. Neoprene belts have excellent resilience and flame resistance, are available in lengths from 36 to 500 teeth; urethane belts have excellent wear resistance as well as oil and ozone resistance, are available in lengths from 36 to 400 teeth.
MXL-series aluminum timing pulleys (sprockets) have a 1/4-inch width and feature a smooth bore with setscrews, a 0.080-inch pitch and range in size from 10 to 120 teeth. MXL-series timing belts start at $5.75 for a 3-pack, and pulleys start at $7.00.
Self-Adjusting Crimping Tools
These high-quality industrial wire crimping tools are perfect for a wide variety of electrical, electronic, and data connectors.
The lightweight, compact, comfortable and self-adjusting tools are designed for crimping ferrules and wire end sleeves. Available in square and hexagonal crimp styles, these crimp tools feature ergonomically shaped handles with hardness and surface textures for comfortable frequent use, a non-slip grip pad for applying pressure against a surface, and ratchet action to ensure crimps are completed according to specification. Priced at $215.00, the self-adjusting crimping tools are designed for insulated and non-insulated ferrules, and automatically adjust to wires sizes from 26 AWG to 8 AWG.
Acme 3-Phase Encapsulated Transformers (UL / NEMA Rated)
Acme Electric's dry-type encapsulated 3-phase NEMA 3R rated transformers are excellent for dust or lint-laden atmospheres and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. These high-efficiency transformers are completely enclosed and feature a fully encapsulated core and coil, copper lead wire terminations, electrostatic shield and are fitted with grounding studs for use with non-metallic conduit. With prices starting at $424.00, transformers are available in 480VAC and 600VAC models and in 3 to 15 kVA sizes. Acme encapsulated 3-phase transformers are UL and CSA approved and are RoHS compliant.
Type SJOOW and Type SOOW Thermoset Rubber Jacketed Flexible Portable Cord
Flexible portable cord (service cord) is multi-conductor cable used for electrical power connections requiring flexibility and resistance to a wide range of environmental factors.
Type SJOOW and SOOW portable cord is rated for 300V junior severe (J) service and severe 600V service and is available in 20 to 1,000-foot lengths, 18 to 10 AWG sizes, and in 2, 3, or 4-wire configurations.
The outer flexible cord jacket is constructed of CPE thermoset rubber with a temperature range of minus 40 to 194 degrees F to provide abrasion and melting resistance. The inner Class K stranding copper conductors are insulated with EPDM thermoset rubber.
SJOOW / SOOW cord is oil, weather and water resistant and is approved for outdoor or indoor use.
Starting at $8.50 for a 20-foot reel, Type SJOOW and SOOW portable service cord is UL and CSA approved.
Contrast Sensors for Print Mark Detection
Using RGB light emission with automatic detection, Datalogic contrast print mark sensors detect the difference in the wavelength of the reflected light between a target mark and background.
Sensing distances are from 6 to 12 mm; the sensors have teach-in sensitivity adjustment, NPN or PNP logic, and selectable light on/dark on outputs.
Starting at $68.00, S8 Series compact contrast sensors feature horizontal spot orientation, a 25 kHz switching frequency, 12-30 VDC operating voltage and are available with IP67-rated plastic or IP69K-rated 316L stainless steel housings.
Starting at $130.00, TL Series contrast sensors feature vertical or horizontal spot orientation, 10-30 VDC operating voltages, IP67 rated aluminum housings, and 15, 20, or 50 kHz switching frequencies.
Datalogic contrast sensors are CE, RoHs and Reach compliant, and are cULus approved.
Cable Gland Fittings for strain relief and IP68 ingress protection
Cable glands are used in conjunction with cable and wiring throughout electrical instrumentation and automation systems industries.
Cable glands (cable fittings) secure wire or cable to electrical equipment to seal out dust, dirt, liquids and to provide cable strain relief. Cable glands are used as a sealing and termination device to ensure that the characteristics of the enclosure which the cable enters can be maintained adequately.
Cable glands from Bimed Industrial are available with plastic or metal housings and in NPT (3/8" to 1"), PG (PG7 - PG48), and metric (M12 - M63) thread sizes. All models provide strain relief and are IP68 rated for dust and water ingress protection. Plastic Protection Series cable glands also provide cable bending relief.
Bimed cable glands start at $2.00 for a five-pack and are CE, cULus, and CSA approved.
Contrinex 3mm to 30mm tubular and rectangular inductive proximity sensors
New DW series inductive proximity sensors are available in barrel sizes from 3mm to 30m, and in a rectangular 20mm x 32mm configuration. Extended and triple sensing distance versions are available for both standard industrial and harsh duty applications.
With 10 to 30 VDC operating voltage and sensing distances ranging from 1mm to 40mm, cylindrical sensors are available in shielded and unshielded models with nickel silver, nickel silver/chrome, chrome plated brass, or stainless steel housings. DW-series 3mm sensors are fitted with an axial cable; other sizes offer two-meter axial cable, M8 or M12 quick-disconnects. DW-series proximity sensors have an LED indicator and are available with NPN and PNP, and N.O. or N.C. outputs. Starting at $52.00, DW series industrial proximity sensors have an IP67 rating; harsh duty versions have IP68/IP69k ratings.
Polycarbonate Single Door, Wall Mount INTEGRA Enclosures
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures weigh less than comparable steel or fiberglass enclosures and are engineered for durability and impact resistance, UV stability, chemical resistance, design flexibility and machinability.
The enclosures are NEMA Type 1, 2, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 6/6P, 12, and 13 rated and are watertight, non-corrosive, non-conductive, and easy to install and modify.
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures start at $33.50 and are available with clear or opaque hinged lids.
Exterior mounting flanges provide easy enclosure mounting, and interior mounting bosses provide multiple mounting options for subpanels and components.
Subpanels starting at $9.00 and other accessories including pole mounting kits for 2-inch to 12-inch pole diameters are available.
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures are UL approved, CE, RoHs, and REACH compliant.
82-degree Countersink Bits in inch sizes for UNC and UNF fasteners
RUKO countersinks are now available in both 82° taper for UNC and UNF fasteners and DIN 335 Type C 90° taper for metric fasteners.
RUKO countersinks are ground from fully hardened, High-Speed Steel (HSS) blanks with a sharper, more precise and more durable cutting edge for a smooth, low-heat, chatter-free cut that is up to 30% faster than competing countersink bits.
These tough bits are suitable for all standard industrial materials: steel, cast iron, stainless steel, non-ferrous metal, thermoplastics, and duroplastics.
Eight 82-degree countersink bits are available in diameters from 1/4 to 1-inch, and five 90-degree countersink bits are available in sizes from 10.4mm to 25mm.
5-piece 82-degree and 90-degree countersink sets are also available.
Individual countersink bits start at $10.00 and the 5-piece countersink bit sets start at $85.00.
ProSense® Visible Red Light and Laser Through-Beam Fork Sensors
New ProSense fork sensors (slot sensors or "U" sensors) are designed for easy installation; the rugged metal one-piece construction assures constant alignment. These high-resolution fork sensors feature glass optics, selectable light on/dark on operation, adjustable sensitivity potentiometers, high switching frequencies, and are fitted with M8 connectors with 360-degree viewable LED indicators. PNP and NPN logic versions are available. Starting at $86.00, the visible red light fork sensors feature easy setup and have sensing ranges from 5mm to 220mm. Starting at $137.00, the laser fork sensors feature a Class 1 laser to detect small objects, have sensing ranges from 30mm to 120mm; models are available for transparent objects. ProSense fork sensors are IP67-rated, have cULus approval and are CE, RoHs and REACH compliant.
New 48V, 480 Watt RHINO DC Power Supply
A new 48VDC output, 10A, 480W switching power supply with universal 85-264 VAC / 120-375 VDC single-phase input has been added to the RHINO PSB series of DIN rail power supplies.
RHINO PSB series low-cost power supplies are perfect for basic DC voltage applications offering high performance and reliability without all the additional features of higher-cost full-featured power supplies.
The rugged aluminum housing easily installs with integral 35mm DIN rail mounting adapters.
These high-quality power supplies include overload, overvoltage and thermal protection, are UL 508 listed, UL 60950 recognized, CSA certified, CE marked, RoHS compliant and approved for Class 1, Division 2 hazardous locations.
The new 48VDC, 480W supply is priced at $170.00. Other 12, 24 and 48 VDC PSB series power supplies start at
New Sizes in Magnetic Proximity Sensors - Round and Rectangular
Magnetic proximity sensors are now available in 8mm, 12mm or 18mm diameter and rectangular sizes with sensing ranges up to 70mm. NPN or PNP models are available along with normally-open or normally-closed outputs and built-in overload protection.
New 8mm round sensors with M8 connector or attached 2m cable provide IEC IP67 protection.
12mm and 18mm diameter sensors with M12 connectors are available with standard IEC IP65/IP67 protection or with harsh duty IEC IP68/IP69K ratings.
The 8mm, 12mm and 18mm diameter sensors have 316L stainless steel shielded housings.
New rectangular magnetic sensors have a shielded polybutylene terephthalate housing with M8 connector or attached 2 meter cable and provide IEC IP67 protection.
With a lifetime warranty, magnetic proximity sensors start at $44.50 and have cULus E32881, CE approvals.
Flexible, Liquid-Tight Metallic and Non-Metallic Electrical Conduit
Liquatite® flexible, metallic, non-metallic and shielded electrical conduit has a wide range of uses in the electrical industry from motors to lighting, enclosure wiring and more.
Type NM is a liquid-tight flexible non-metallic conduit that offers excellent protection to wiring from abrasion, sunlight, mild acids, alkaline, and oils.
Type LA steel conduit offers outstanding protection against wet, oily conditions and is designed for use in exposed or concealed locations.
Type ATLA steel conduit is designed specifically for extreme hot or cold environments. The PVC jacket remains flexible at low temperature and is flame retardant.
Type SLA shielded conduit is designed for wiring applications requiring protection of sensitive electronic circuits.
Starting at $29.00 and available in 25, 50, and 100-foot rolls, Liquatite conduit is UL Listed (US and Canada) and made in the USA.
Ethernet Communication Module for C-more Micro HMI Touch Panels
The EA-ECOM communication expansion module provides Ethernet capability to the C-more Micro line of operator interfaces. Designed for all of the newer EA3-series of 6", 8" or 10" C-more Micro panels, the EA-ECOM adds an Ethernet (RJ45) port for programming and PLC communications at 10/100 Mbps. The module attaches to the rear of the EA3-series panel and requires no external power. The EA-ECOM module provides faster project download and firmware update speeds and supports multiple connections to multiple PLCs and protocols. The Ethernet port supports automatic MDI/MDI-X crossover detection for plug and play capability and allowing crossover or straight-through CAT5 cables to be connected. The EA-ECOM communication module is
$50.00. Software and firmware version 4.0 or later is required.
More NEMA 3R and NEMA 12 Hubbell-Wiegmann Enclosures
Over 135 NEMA 3R enclosures in new sizes, galvanized, no knockouts, double doors and other features have been added to the Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosure lineup. Seven new small single-door NEMA 12 enclosures with quick-release latches have also been added.
NEMA 3R enclosures are typically used in outdoor applications for wiring and junction boxes providing protection from falling rain, sleet, snow, and external ice formation.
NEMA 12 enclosures are most often used for indoor applications to prevent the ingress of dust, water, and oil.
AutomationDirect offers over 1,900 Hubbell-Wiegmann® enclosures across NEMA 1, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 6P, 12, and 13 standards.
A full line of accessories, including steel, fiberglass, and aluminum subpanels are also available.
Same-day shipping on select enclosure models and accessories is available.